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    December 11, 2012
    11:30 - 11:59am PST  

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federal investigators expected to release who or what was to blame in day deadly amtrak crash. the national transportation safety board is holding a hearing now. in june of last year the california zephyr was bound from chicago tomorrow ville at a crossing a truck slammed into the train six killed, 70 injured. monitoring equipment indicate the train's whistle, crossing lights and guard all worked some witnesses say they didn't there are lawsuits against amtrak and union pacific. talks resume this afternoon to end weeklong
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strike keeping crab fishermen out of the water. negotiations to end the dispute brock off yesterday. crab -- broke off yesterday. beateners were getting $3 a pound before thanksgiving. michigan lawmakers have taken the final step toward returning traditional pro union stronghold into a right to work stay katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: to bring this home, california is not a right to work state. unions here can make workers join and pay dues. michigan going in the opposite direction, less than two hours ago the house passed right to work legislation, affecting public sector workers they passed it 58-51. representatives had already ok'd second bill focusing on private sector employees the
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senate approved both last week. with thousands circling outside the capitol in lansing, and another 2,000 plus inside, the michigan house has approved the second of two contentious right to work bills that weaken union power in the pro labor state. worker reaction was swift and angry. >> getting lied to, with we done like it. >> reporter: if and when legislation clears the governor's desk, michigan will be the 24th right to work state that means nonunion employs won't be forced to pay unions for services. backers say it will bring more jobs to michigan and give workers free some. >> they can still belong to a union. it is a win-win for everybody. >> reporter: the president of the uaw says even though the protest fell on deaf ears voices will be heard in two years when lawmakers are up
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for reelection. republican governor snyder says he will sign the new bills into law as early as tomorrow. katie marzullo, abc7 news. meteorologist mike nicco has the forecast, changing again. >> absolutely. already seeing some of those changes open up the weather window you can see the clouds already, low clouds coming in keeping our temperatures in the 40s in some areas after being near 70 yesterday. timetable for when the rain will get to your neighborhood and how much you will receive. new answers for a frequently asked question, why do babies tend to stare at faces for so long? faces for so long? what researchers have people are stuck in very old habits
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federal investigators expected to release who or what was to blame in day deadly amtrak crash. the national transportation safety board is holding a hearing now. in june of last year the california zephyr was bound from chicago tomorrow ville at a crossing a truck slammed into the train six killed, 70 injured. monitoring equipment indicate the train's whistle, crossing lights and guard all worked some witnesses say they didn't there are lawsuits against amtrak and union pacific. talks resume this afternoon to end weeklong strike keeping crab fishermen out of the water.
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negotiations to end the dispute brock off yesterday. crab -- broke off yesterday. beateners were getting $3 a pound before thanksgiving. michigan lawmakers have taken the final step toward returning traditional pro union stronghold into a right to work stay katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: to bring this home, california is not a right to work state. unions here can make workers join and pay dues. michigan going in the opposite direction, less than two hours ago the house passed right to work legislation, affecting public sector workers they passed it 58-51. representatives had already ok'd second bill focusing on private sector employees the senate approved both last week. with thousands circling
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outside the capitol in lansing, and another 2,000 plus inside, the michigan house has approved the second of two contentious right to work bills that weaken union power in the pro labor state. worker reaction was swift and angry. >> getting lied to, with we done like it. >> reporter: if and when legislation clears the governor's desk, michigan will be the 24th right to work state that means nonunion employs won't be forced to pay unions for services. backers say it will bring more jobs to michigan and give workers free some. >> they can still belong to a union. it is a win-win for everybody. >> reporter: the president of the uaw says even though the protest fell on deaf ears voices will be heard in two years when lawmakers are up for reelection. republican governor snyder says he will sign the new
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bills into law as early as tomorrow. katie marzullo, abc7 news. meteorologist mike nicco has the forecast, changing again. >> absolutely. already seeing some of those changes open up the weather window you can see the clouds already, low clouds coming in keeping our temperatures in the 40s in some areas after being near 70 yesterday. timetable for when the rain will get to your neighborhood and how much you will receive. new answers for a frequently asked question, why do babies tend to stare at faces for so long? what researchers have
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major move in the airline industry. delta now owns 49% of virgin atlantic. the new ownership will pave the way for delta to begin sharing resources with virgin atlantic. the two plan on striking a joint profit sharing venture for flights between great britain at united states. delta has been trying to expand to heathrow for years but limited gate space has kept that idea from taking off, pardon the expression. speaking of taking off, flying in and out of sfo wasn't a problem this morning.
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tomorrow morning i'm going to guess it could be a different story. clouds, rain towards the 6:00 flights damage may be already at hand because of the rain overnight check out our flight tracker tomorrow morning. hard to believe we have rain on the way when you look at vollmer peak towards east bay hills and mount diablo this morning not a cloud here. some of the clouds are lifting in san francisco, amazing my facebook page 7:20 eight i posted the sun sitting on top of the -- bay bridge, 15 minutes later cloudy. live doppler 7 hd, clouds and along the coast some of the fog inland everything else is dry. the air is dry that concerns me a little, that it is going to take this system a little while to moisten the atmosphere and then eventually,
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the rain will come over always easier to get the rain to come down at night when the temperature and dew point are closer and humidity higher. 49 santa rosa now, 47 san rafael, 45 fairfield. fog thickest towards concord and antioch, sunshine around monterey bay and inland. 52 santa cruz, 59 monterey, cooler today because of the clouds blocking out sun and sea breeze coming back, light rain tonqd, isolated shower tomorrow, frost thursday morning and friday morning could dip into the 20s in some of the deeper valleys in the north bay. high pressure split, penetrated by cold front coming from alaska, clouds starting to come in towards evening scout shower there is one near the peninsula coast, main band of rain outside
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north bay at 6:00, comes in by 9:00, steadier rain in the north bay, leading edge of the rain moving towards the bay bridge, steadier rain coming at 11:00, by 1:00, steadier rain east bay valleys and south bay this system slows a little so the rain could be around at 5 o'clock, especially peninsula and towards the coast. out -- out over the ocean best chance of showers these may stray inland as you can see at 9:00 in the morning and around noon, dry air starts to come in best chance of stray shower in the afternoon at higher elevations. also around 3,000 feet, snow is possible that's how cold this air mass is. 10th to quarter of an inch for most of us in the mountains, coast quarter to half inch heading to the sierra early tomorrow morning up to a foot possible 7,000 feet, four to nine inches down to 3,000 definitely a cold core system.
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high temperatures tomorrow mid 50s if we are lucky low to mid 50s after frosty start thursday mid 50s after frosty start friday, saturday into sunday, warmer slight chance of rain sunday. we want to tell you about something exciting. tomorrow we are kicking off the share your holiday food drive your chance to help make the holiday brighter for families in need. >> you can drop off food or money from 5:30 in the morning to 7:00 at night at any of our three locations. union square san francisco, santana row -- >> you and i will be at union square make will be at walnut creek. >> meet the news team as we broadcast life throughout the day at those locations. >> if you can't make it, you can call the number on the screen:
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or text feed to 80077 donate $10. and you can help those who most need think time of year. >> -- most need it this time of year. fascinating new research out of stanford university about why babies tend to stare at people's faces for long periods of time they are too young to recognize basic shapes but scientists tell us they are processing faces likeu. researchers hooked up electronic sensors to baby's skulls to measure brain activity, spike in visual processing when pictures of faces flashed in front of them the levels dipped when other objects were shown >> we should wave toys when all they want to do is stare at our faces all day. still to come, season of sharing in full swing. >> next, how san francisco firefighters are fulfilling
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coming up at 3:00 on katie jane fonda. then at 4, michael finney finds out whether you have to spend a lot for cashmere. then at 5, population decline in california in -- it is christmastime at san francisco city hall. the fire department began its annual toy give away with the mayor. >> it started in 1949 the toy
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drive is the oldest in the nation. >> it continues through december 25th, donations are more than welcome at any city firehouse. the firefighting santas hope to deliver gifts to 25,000 disadvantaged kids this holiday season. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t.
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